Fast Facts

Trading Green for People and Planet

1 November 2021
ITC News

What is green trade?

Trade that creates economic opportunities while protecting our planet and people, for a sustainable future.

What does green trade mean for small businesses?

Small firms can 'go green' to tap new business opportunities.

Actions such as reducing waste, gaining green certifications, and going digital can lead to new business and

financing opportunities.

How do companies manage environmental risks?

ITC surveyed 1,359 companies in Africa. This is what they said:


* Developed country data according to AXA-UNEP


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